Lab Intro

Lab Intro - L ab Int ro George L inen Jr R3 Introduction...

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Lab Intro George Linen Jr. R3 11/27/2010 Introduction: The experiment is a test of recalling information versus recalling the information while having some interference. The Atkinson & Shiffrin Model of memory helps originate the cause of this experiment. This Model explains the process of forming a memory. It begins with encoding, which is the transformation of incoming information into a form that can be stored. Next process is storing, this is when the information stays in the memory until it is needed. The final step of memory is retrieval, the process of taking the stored information and using it. In this experiment, the Atkinson & Shiffrin Model is being used. Information from Intro to Psychology 9 th edition states that consolidating is when a person converts into a long-term memory. In the Atkinson & Shiffrin Model, found on the slides from Stephanie McGuiness’s PowerPoint, the new information is rehearsed and converted to short-term memory, where it can be quickly retrieved once the information is received. The next step consists of Time &
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